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July 22 - Lost Lake Loop (Adults Only)

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Vail | July 29, 2020 | 5:30 p.m.

Register Online | Individual Registration Form | Course Map | Parking Map
2020 Results

 

UPDATE (7/22 2 p.m.): Due to inclement weather and unsafe riding conditions in the area, this race has been postponed until next Wednesday, July 29. All registrations will automaticly roll over to the new date. Questions can be directed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

2020 COVID-19 Rules & Guidelines for Mountain Bike Races

These rules are to preserve the health and safety of our participants and staff and to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

  • Races will take place over two or three days with multiple waves to ensure no more than 50 people are in the area at the same time. Please see individual race pages for detailed race day schedules.
    • Youth MTB and Beginner categories will take place on Tuesday evenings.
    • Adult Sport, Expert and Pro categories will take place on Wednesday evenings.
  • During the Blue Phase, youth racers are limited to one parent per racer to ensure we don’t exceed the maximum gathering limit.
  • Racers are asked to leave the venue immediately after finishing their race.
  • At this time, races will NOT include an after party or award ceremony.
  • Names of raffle winners will be drawn during the race and posted. Winners can pick up prizes upon completion of race before exiting venue.
  • Results will be posted online. There will not be an in-person protest period. Participants will have 24 hours after race to protest via email. After protest period closes, top three finishers in each category will be announced and awards will be mailed.
  • Race registration numbers will be limited to 175 racers and registration will be online ONLY. There will be no day of registration.
  • Social distancing guidelines of six feet between individuals will be strictly enforced for racers and spectators.
  • Starting positions will be designated to ensure six feet of distance between competitors.
  • Participants will be required to wear face masks when registering/picking up their bib.
  • Racers agree to NOT attend if they have any symptoms or exposure risks as listed by the CDC guidelines.
  • If racers cannot participate due to illness or exposure to illness, registration fees will be credited to their account to be used for another race without penalty.
  • At-risk populations are discouraged from participating.
  • Anyone not adhering to these procedures will be asked to leave.

Please read the MTB Race Covid-19 Protocols and FAQ's for more information.

This race is for adult and junior elite racers ONLY. There is no Yeti's Grind Youth Series Race at this event. Youth Series riders got their own race on May 20!

Bib Pick Up

There is no on-site registration: you must be preregistered. Bib pick up will take place at the North Trail Parking lot on Red Sandstone Rd. just below the race start from 4:30 to 5:55 p.m. There is no race parking available; please ride to bib pick up. There will be restrooms and water available.


Directions

The race will start on Red Sandstone Rd. where the pavement ends at Potato Patch Drive. The race will finish at the Lost Lake Trailhead (west side) near Red & White Rd. 


Parking

There is absolutely NO PARKING at the race start or bib pick up location. Participants should park in the Lionshead Parking Structure, Red Sandstone Elementary School or the unofficial after-party location and ride to the start. Racer drop off is available at the North Trail Parking Lot on Red Sandstone Rd. at the Registration tent. Please do not block the road when dropping off your racer.

Finish line parking for spectators is available at the West Lost Lake trailhead or on one side of Muddy Pass Rd. as directed by race staff. Parking is limited. 


Course Description

Short Course - Ride up Red Sandstone Rd (FSR#700). Stay left on Red Sandstone at the Lost Lake Rd. fork (mile 2.7) Finish near the Lost Lake trailhead (west side) and  Red and White Mtn Road (FSR #734). Approximately 6.6 Miles | 1,600 feet of climbing

Medium Course - Ride up Red Sandstone Rd (FSR#700). Turn right onto Lost Lake Rd. (FSR#786) at mile 2.7.  Continue to the Lost Lake Trailhead (east) and ride single track to finish near the Lost Lake trailhead (west side) and  Red and White Mtn Road (FSR #734). Approximately 10.8 Miles | 2,800 feet of climbing

Long Course - Ride up Red Sandstone Rd (FSR#700) for approx. 1/2 mile. Turn right onto the North Trail. Turn left onto Son of Middle Creek Trail. At the top of Son of Middle, turn right onto Lost Lake Rd. (FSR#786).  Continue to the Lost Lake Trailhead (east) and ride single track to finish near the Lost Lake trailhead (west side) and  Red and White Mtn Road (FSR #734). Approxiamtely 13 Miles | 3,400 feet of climbing.


Important Things to Know

  • This race is for adult categories only. No youth categories will race at Lost Lake. 
  • Red Sandstone Rd. will NOT be closed to vehicles. You must ride on the right side and follow the rules of the road while warming up and racing. 
  • There is no cell service for most of the race or at the finish.
  • Despite the name, this is not a loop. It is a point-to-point race. Unless someone is meeting you at the finish, you will need to ride back down Red Sandstone Rd. after the race.
  • The VRD will provide a gear truck to transport personal items to the finish. It will leave from the Bib Pick Up location at  
  • Wear insect repellant (or ride fast) unless you like golfball-sized mosquito bites on your shin. 


Race Schedule*

*This schedule is subject to change based on current public health orders and race registration numbers. Please check back on race day to confirm your exact start time.

**Please DO NOT go to the start line until 5 minutes before your category start time. You are welcome to warm up or wait at bib pick up and we will let you know when you can head to the start.**

Wave 1
5:30 p.m.  Men's Pro/Open Long Course 13 Miles
5:31 p.m.  Men's Expert Long Course 13 Miles
5:32 p.m. Women's Pro/Open, Men's Vet Expert (30+), Men's Single Spd Long Course 13 Miles
5:33 p.m.  Men's Master Expert (40+), Men's Grand Master Expert (50+) Long Course 13 Miles
Wave 2
5:45 p.m.  Women's Expert, Women's Vet Expert (30+), Women's Master Expert (40+),  Women's Single Speed  Medium Course 10.8 Miles
5:50 p.m. Men's Sport, Men's Vet Sport (30+), Clydesdales Medium Course 10.8 Miles
5:55 p.m. Men's Master Sport (40+), Men's Grand Master Sport (50+), Men's Super Grand Masters (60+) Medium Course 10.8 Miles
6:00 p.m. Women's Sport, Women's Vet Sport (30+), Women's Master Sport (40+) Medium Course 10.8 Miles
6:01 p.m. Men's Beginner, Women's Beginner Short Course 6.6 Miles


After Party

 TBD


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Series Info/Registration

Mountain Bike Series Logo 2020

Register Online | Individual Registration Form | Team Registration & Roster Form   |  Race Rules | Team Rules

Ages 8 and older welcome! 

Yeti's Grind Youth Series Categories Scholarships stamp blue

8-10 Beginner – Boys/Girls

8–10 Sport – Boys/Girls

11-14 Beginner – Boys/Girls

11-14 Sport – Boys/Girls

15-17 Beginner – Boys/Girls*

*15-17 year olds bump up to Beginner or Sport in adult series

East West Hospitality Adult Categories

Beginner Women

Beginner Men

Women's Sport

Men's Sport

Women's Vet Sport (30+)

Men's Vet Sport (30+)

Women's Master Sport (40+)

Men's Master Sport (40+)

Men's Grand Master Sport (50+)

Men's Super Grand Masters (60+)

Single Speed Women

Single Speed Men

Clydesdale (200+ lbs)

Women's Expert

Men's Expert

Women's Vet Expert (30+)

Men's Vet Expert (30+)

Women's Master Expert (40+)

Men's Master Expert (40+)

Men's Grand Master Expert (50+)

Women's Pro/Open

Men's Pro/Open

 VVMBA full colorHTC Logo

Encouraging trail stewardship in partnership with Hardscrabble Trails Coalition, Vail Valley Mountain Bike Association

The Vail Rec District is a proud supporter of the Eagle County trails and the organizations that work hard to maintain them. It is important to remember that riding and racing on world class trails is a privilege and our trails do not build or maintain themselves. This year during the 2020 EastWest Destination Hospitality Mountain Bike Series, riders can earn an additional 25 points towards their overall series total if they participate in one trail work event prior to August 19. In order to be considered, participants must snap a photo of themselves during the event and tag the Vail Recreation District Facebook page as well as either the VVMBA or the HTC Facebook page (depending on the host). For more information, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call the VRD Sports Department at 970-479-2280. Upcoming events hosted by the VVMBA and the HTC are listed below.

Trail Work Days
To participate in Trail Work Days, bring water, gloves, sunscreen, hat and sturdy shoes!

VVMBA | www.vvmba.org | VVMBA Facebook Page

Hardscrabble | www.hardscrabbletrails.org | HTC Facebook Page

 

Race Results

 2020 Mountain Bike Race Series

Minturn Mini Youth MTB Kickoff - June 23-24, 2020 Boys  |  Girls
Eagle Ranch Classic - June 30, July 1, 2020 Youth /Beginner | Pro/Expert /Sport 
Berry Creek Bash - July 7-8, 2020 Youth /Beginner | Pro/Expert /Sport 
Lost Lake Loop (adults only) - July 22, 2020 Adults
Camp Hale Hup - Aug. 11-12, 2020 Youth | Adults
Beaver Creek Blast - August 18-19, 2020 Youth /Beginner | Pro/Expert /Sport 
Boneyard Brawl - Sept. 1-2, 2020 Youth/Beginner | Pro/Expert/Sport
Davos Dash - Sept. 15-16, 2020 Youth | Adults

 2019 Mountain Bike Race Series

Adult Individual Series StandingsTeam Series Standings  | Youth Series Standings  (FINAL)

Minturn Mini Youth MTB Kickoff - May 22, 2019 Youth
Eagle Ranch Classic - May 29, 2019 Sport/Beginner | Pro/Expert  |  Youth
Hammer in the Hay - June 12, 2019 AdultsYouth
Davos Dash - June 26, 2019 AdultsYouth
Lost Lake Loop (adults only) - July 24, 2019 Adults
Camp Hale Hup - July 10, 2019 AdultsYouth
Berry Creek Bash - June 26, 2019 AdultsYouth
Beaver Creek Blast - August 21, 2019 AdultsYouth 

 

 2018 Mountain Bike Race Series

Adult Individual Series Standings (After Beaver Creek)| Team Series Standings (After Beaver Creek) | Youth Series Standings (After Beaver Creek)

Minturn Mini Youth MTB Kickoff - May 23, 2018 Youth
Battle @ Bellyache - May 30, 2018 Adults  |  Youth  
Davos Dash - June 13, 2018 Adults  |  Youth
Eagle Ranch Classic - June 27, 2018 Adults  |  Youth
Lost Lake Loop (adults only) - July 11, 2018 Adults
Camp Hale Hup - July 25, 2018 Adults Youth
Berry Creek Bash - August 15, 2018 AdultsYouth
Beaver Creek Blast - August 22, 2018 Adults Youth 

 

2017 Mountain Bike Race Series

Adult Individual Series Standings  Team Series Standings|   Youth Series Standings (after Beaver Creek with trail work) 

Eagle Ranch Classic - May 31, 2017 Adults  |  Youth  
Berry Creek Bash - June 14, 2017 Adults  Youth
Battle @ Bellyache - June 28, 2017 Adults Youth
Lost Lake Loop (adults only) - July 12, 2017 Adults  
Camp Hale Hup - July 26, 2017 Adults  |  Youth
Davos Dash - August 2, 2017 Adults  |  Youth
Beaver Creek Blast - August 23, 2017 All Results
Minturn Mini Back to School Bash - August 30, 2017 Youth 

 

2016 Mountain Bike Race Series

Adult Individual Series StandingsTeam Series Standings Youth Series Standings

(Final 2016 Standings)

Eagle Ranch Classic - May 25, 2016 Adults  |  Youth  
Hammer in the Hay - June 8, 2016 Adults  |  Youth
Davos Dash - June 22 (Youth) & 29 (Adults), 2016 Adults  |  Youth
Berry Creek Bash - July 6, 2016 Adults  |  Youth
Camp Hale Hup - July 27, 2016 Adults  |  Youth
Boneyard Brawl - August 3, 2016 Adults  |  Youth
Beaver Creek Blast - August 24, 2016 All Results

 

2015 Mountain Bike Race Series

Adult Individual Series Standings  |  Team Series Standings  |  Youth Series Standings

(Final 2015 Standings)

Eagle Ranch Classic - May 27, 2015 Adults  |  Youth  
Berry Creek Bash - June 10, 2015 Adults  |  Youth
Battle at Bellyache - June 24, 2015 Adults  |  Youth
Vail Grind - July 15, 2015 Adults  |  Youth
Son of Middle Creek Circuit - July 22, 2015 Adults
Kids Only Boneyard Brawl - July 29, 2015 Youth
Davos Dash - August 12, 2015 Adults Youth
Beaver Creek Blast - August 26, 2015 Adults  Youth

 

2014 Mountain Bike Race Series

Individual Series Standings | Team Series Standings

Battle at Bellyache - May 21, 2014 Adults | Youth
Berry Creek Bash - June 4, 2014 Adults | Youth
Camp Hale Hup - June 18, 2014 Adults | Youth
Vail Grind - July 9, 2014 Adults | Youth
Eagle Ranch Classic - July 23, 2014 Adults | Youth
Davos Dash - Aug. 13, 2014 Adults | Youth 
Beaver Creek Blast - Aug. 27, 2014 Adults | Youth 

 

2013 Mountain Bike Race Series

Individual Series Standings | Team Series Standings

Eagle Ranch Classic - May 29, 2013 Adults Youth
Berry Creek Bash - June 12, 2013 Adults | Youth
Vail Grind - June 26, 2013 Adults | Youth
Davos Dash - July 24, 2013 Adults | Youth
Boneyard Brawl - July 31, 2013 Adults | Youth
Camp Hale Hup - Aug. 14, 2013 Adults | Youth 
Beaver Creek Blast - Aug. 28, 2013 Adults | Youth 

 

2012 Mountain Bike Race Series

Individual Series StandingsTeam Series Standings

Eagle Ranch Classic (Round 1) Youth Beginner and Sport
Eagle Ranch Classic (Make-Up) Pro, Expert, Single Speed & Women's Sport
Hammer in the Hay Aduts | Youth
Davos Dash Adult Youth
Vail Grind Adult Youth
Camp Hale Hup Adult | Youth
Boneyard Brawl AdultYouth
Beaver Creek Blast AdultYouth

 

2011 Mountain Bike Race Series

Individual Series StandingsTeam Series Standings

Eagle Ranch Classic - May 25, 2011 Aduts | Youth
Hammer in the Hay - June 8, 2011 Aduts | Youth
Berry Creek Bash - June 15, 2011 Aduts | Youth
Davos Dash - July 6, 2011 Adult Youth
Vail Grind - July 20, 2011 Adult Youth
Boneyard Brawl - August 2, 2011 Adult Youth
Beaver Creek Blast - August 17, 2011 Adult Youth

 

2010 Mountain Bike Race Series

Individual Series StandingsTeam Series Standings

Hammer in the Hay Results
Eagle Ranch Classic Results
Berry Creek Bash Results
Davos Dash Adult (rescheduled)Youth
Vail Grind Results
Boneyard Brawl Results
Beaver Creek Blast Results

 

2009 Mountain Bike Race Series

Individual Series StandingsTeam Series Standings

Eagle Classic Results
Berry Creek Bash Results
Hammer in the Hay Results
Vail Grind Results
Davos Dash Results
Beaver Creek Blast Results

 

2008 Mountain Bike Race Series

Individual Series StandingsTeam Series Standings

Eagle Classic Results
Berry Creek Bash Results
Davos Dash Results
Camp Hale Results
Vail Grind Results
Beaver Creek Blast Results

 

2007 Mountain Bike Race Series

Individual Series StandingsTeam Series Standings

Hammer in the Hay Results
Berry Creek Bash Results
Davos Dash Results
Vail Grind Results
Lost Lake Results
Beaver Creek Blast Results

 

2006 Mountain Bike Race Series

Individual Series StandingsTeam Series Standings

Eagle Classic Results
Hammer in the Hay Results
Nature Valley Mtn Bike Cross Country Championships Results
Davos Dash Results
Lost Lake Results
Vail Grind Results
Beaver Creek Blast Results

 

2005 Mountain Bike Race Series

Men's Series Standings | Women's Series Standings 

Kids' Series StandingsTeam Series Standings

Eagle Classic Results
Davos Dash Results
Hammer in the Hay Results
Camp Hale Results
Beaver Creek Blast Results

 

2004 Mountain Bike Race Series

Men's Series StandingsWomen's Series Standings 

Overall Series StandingsTeam Series Standings

4-Eagle Results
Teva Mountain Bike Results
Davos Dash Results
Camp Hale Results
Beaver Creek Marathon Results
Lost Lake Results
Beaver Creek Results
Vail Grind Results

 

2003 Mountain Bike Race Series

Individual Series StandingsTeam Series Standings

Hill Climb Results
Lost Lake
Results
Beaver Creek Blast Results
Vail Grind Results
Vail Time Trial Results
Teva Mountain Games Results